BowelScreen - The National Bowel Screening Programme,
King's Inn House, 200 Parnell Street, Dublin 1
Freephone: 1800 45 45 55. Choose option 2.
I received a letter from BowelScreen - where did you get my details?
BowelScreen puts together a register (list) of men and women eligible for screening from details supplied by the Department of Social Protection.
In keeping with the Data Protection Act, your personal details and health records will be kept safe and confidential at all times.
Note - The National Screening Service also encompasses BreastCheck – The National Breast Screening Programme and CervicalCheck – The National Cervical Screening Programme. There is a different register (list) held for the different programmes and the details of each are not shared.
How can I check my details?
You can check by telephone if you are on the register (list), and if you are not your details can be added.
We will need to confirm some of your personal details to check whether you are on our register.
- Surname (or family name)
- Date of birth
- GP (family doctor) details
Note - as this is the first time the programme is being introduced, it will take up to three years for all eligible people aged 60 to 69 years to be invited.
People with disabilities (Access Officer)
BowelScreen have an access officer available to arrange and co-ordinate the provision of assistance and guidance to people with disabilities in accessing BowelScreen. The access officer acts as a point of contact for people with disabilities wishing to access BowelScreen. The access officer can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively Freephone 1800 45 45 55 with details and the access officer will return the call.